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Interpol's General Assembly Conference Begins In Beijing

Minister for Interior Ahsan Iqbal has said Pakistan is strongly committed to cooperate for peace and security at regional and global levels.

Speaking at the opening ceremony of 86th General Assembly of Interpol in China, he said this is because that Pakistan pursues an inclusive developmental agenda.

The Interior Minister said Pakistan has achieved significant success in defeating the menace of terrorism in the last four years and is willing to share its experiences with the international community.

The growing challenge of globalization at all levels requires a collaborative approach to tackle terrorism, cyber crime, narcotics trade and human smuggling.

Ahsan Iqbal said the Government is committed to modernizing Pakistan's Police to meet challenges of twenty first century.

He said Pakistan is also strongly committed to the charter of INTERPOL and looks forward to work with international community for promoting peace and security.

The Interior Minister said Pakistan welcomes China's commitment to help boost the developing countries' capacity in fighting crimes.

Ahsan Iqbal said China-Pakistan Economic Corridor will make invaluable contribution to bring peace and prosperity to conflict-hit region by bringing economic opportunities.

He said Pakistan has raised a 10,000-strong special force for protection of Chinese workers in Pakistan.